James Lee 李中清

James Lee, by Andrea Lee 2021
  • A John Simon Guggenheim Fellow (2004), and Changjiang Professor (2006-2009) in sociology, Professor Lee’s academic outputs have received thirteen best book / article / project or equivalent honors from the Canadian, Chinese, Japanese, and US academe.
  • One Quarter of Humanity: Malthusian Mythology and Chinese Realities (Harvard University Press, 1999) won both the Social Science History Association’s Allan Sharlin Award for Best Book in Social Science History and the Otis Dudley Duncan Award for Distinguished Scholarship in Social Demography from the Population Section of the American Sociological Association.
  • Life Under Pressure: Mortality and Living Standards in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900 (MIT Press, 2004) won the Outstanding Book on Asia published in 2003 and 2004 from the Asia and Asian America Section of the American Sociological Association.
  • Liaodong yimin de qiren shehui (Banner Society and the Settlement of Eastern Liaoning) (2004) was named a top five 2004 history book by the Chinese Academic Yearbook.
  • La population chinoise. Mythes et réalités (Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2006) was a 2007 Prix Jean-Charles-Falardeau finalist for best French-language book in the Social Sciences from the Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences.
  • Prudence and Pressure: Reproduction and Human Agency in Europe and Asia, 1700-1900 (MIT Press, 2010) won the best book published in 2009 and 2010 award from the Japanese Population Association.
  • 《无声的革命: 北京大学、苏州大学的 学生社会来源 1949-2002》(Silent Revolution: The Social Origins of Peking University and Soochow University Undergraduates, 1949-2002) won a 2014 third prize (三等奖) for Outstanding Achievement in Philosophy and Social Science from the Jiangsu Academy of Philosophical and Social Sciences.
  • 大数据, 新史实与理论演进—以学籍卡材料的史料价值与研究方法为中心的讨论(Recent Advances in Big Data, New Historical Facts and Social Theory A Discussion Based on New Research Using University Student Records)《清华大学学报》(哲学社会科学版) 2014年第五期: 104-113 won the 2015 Parkson Best Article Award from the Tsinghua Journal
  • 江山代有才人出,各领风骚数十年:中国精英教育四段论,1865-2014 《社会学研究》第三期(May/June): 48-70, won a 2017 third prize (三等奖) for Outstanding Achievement in Philosophy and Social Science from the Jiangsu Academy of Philosophical and Social Sciences.
  • 量化数据库与历史研究 (Big Historical Data and New Directions in Historical Research) 《历史研究》(Historical Research). Vol 2 (April 2015): 113-128 won a 2018 优秀青年成果奖 (Talented Young Academic Achievement Award) from the PRC Ministry of Education
  • 民国上海大学生社会来源量化研究,1913-1949 《历史研究》(Historical Research) 第三期 (May): 76-92, won a 2020 second prize (二等奖) for Outstanding Achievement in Philosophy and Social Science from the Jiangsu Academy of Philosophical and Social Sciences
  • The China Multi Generation Panel Dataset 中国多世代人口数据库 CMGPD, was awarded the 2020 Best Subject Award “最佳题材奖” at  the Chinese Digital Humanities Association 中国数字人文年会 Annual Meeting
  • The China Government Employee Dataset-Qing 中国历史官员量化数据库 (清代)缙神录  CGED-Q JSL was awarded the 2022 Best Project Award “最佳项目奖” at the Chinese Digital Humanities Association 中国数字人文年会 Annual Meeting

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